Digital tacho cards in Europe


​​​For more than ten years, Gemalto has contributed to numerous tachograph​ projects that now extend to 34 different countries. This long and broad experience ensures smooth running of new tachograph projects and the efficient achievement of mandatory certifications and type approvals.

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Gemalto was selected by the United Kingdom Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)In 2012, Gemalto was selected by the United Kingdom Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) ​to provide 40-80 millions of Sealys secure documents. The multi-year contract covers driving licenses, professional driver qualification cards (DQC), biometric residence permits – and tachograph cards. 

Despite a tight project schedule, the necessary type approval by VCA, the designated Vehicle Certification Agency in the UK, was received in a timely manner. Production of the new polycarbonate tachograph cards with grayscale laser engraving and enhanced security features could begin in 2013, with one quarter of a million to be issued by DVLA each year. ​